Please bear with me whilst I update the site

Just a quick note to say that I am in the process of updating this site. As you'll notice if you go poking around, most of the information pages (see the grey home bar at the top of the screen) are heinously out of date. Please bear with me as I find the time to go through them, and if you have any questions, feel free to just email me directly (my email address is cunning disguised in the box to the right).

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The turn of the season, and a move away from archaeology

Wow, it's been a while hasn't it? A year and a half! Gosh. My bad. So, what's been going on, you ask? Well, you can see from my previous post that I handed in my thesis at the end of March 2015. I passed my viva in June 2015. I got'minor corrections', which was basically … Continue reading The turn of the season, and a move away from archaeology

Quick Update: Furnace Building and Teaching Thoughts

I'm just back from a week in Cornwall doing some 'hobby foundry' work. The aim of the week was to build a functional charcoal-fuelled furnace and cast some small objects in brass. Calling it 'experimental archaeology' would be a bit false, considering we used a iron tuyure pipe, a brick-built furnace and a hoover, but … Continue reading Quick Update: Furnace Building and Teaching Thoughts

Programme for HMS Research in Progress Announced!

We are happy to announce to the finalised programme for the Historical Metallurgy Society's Research in Progress meeting, 2010! The Annual Research in Progress meeting is designed to allow people working on subjects related to historical, archaeological and industrial metallugy to come and discuss their research in an open and interested atmosphere. Miljana and I … Continue reading Programme for HMS Research in Progress Announced!